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Policy

Welcome to the OFT’s policy pages. This is where you will find information on the key current policy topics within the OFT and can learn about opportunities to influence and contribute to our policy thinking. The links below will take you to a page that provides further information on the policies, including information on contact details and key milestones where appropriate.

Contact us

We welcome your comments on any of the topics listed on these pages, or ideas for other policy topics that you think that the OFT should consider. You can contact us at policies@oft.gsi.gov.uk.

Disclaimer

All of the projects or workstreams outlined on Policy pages as under development represent work in progress and embody only the views of officials working on them. They are not intended to state the corporate view of the OFT, they are not binding on the OFT, and nothing in them should be relied on as legal advice.

Guidance

Guidance for policy makers - there are times when the law can have a considerable impact on the way in which a market operates, including the normal process of competition.

Policy
Policy work areas
Recent Speeches and events

Visit the OFT News and updates page to view recent speeches, events. See recent research findings.

Guidance for policy makers

Guidance for policy makers - there are times when the law can have a considerable impact on the way in which a market operates, including the normal process of competition. 

Guidelines for policy makers

Find on this page...

  • An introduction to our policy guidelines
  • An explanation of the OFT's role
  • Guidelines for competition assessment
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